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How to Prepare for NATA in 1 Month?

Dipanjana Sengupta
Dipanjana SenguptaUpdated On: August 03, 2022 09:42 am IST | NATA

 NATA 2022 is set to be conducted on August 7, 2022. Check complete one-month strategy in this article to preplan your actions.

How to Prepare for NATA in 1 Month?

NATA 2022 Preparation in 1 Month - Dedication and hardwork can help you easily crack any examcandidates may be worried about how to prepare properly for the NATA 2022 effectively. The last month is the most crucial month for the preparation to get admission into the B.Arch degrees. The vital thing that is required for the last moment preparation is the revision and practicing mock tests of NATA 2022. The admit card of NATA 2022 is release by authorities a few days before the exam.

If you have not started with the last-minute preparation for the NATA 2022 exam, this article shall guide the candidates through all the required 1-month preparation strategies. 

Also read: NATA 2022 Phase 2 Question Paper (Available): Download Memory-Based Questions 

 How to Prepare for NATA 2022 in 1 Month?

Yet, one month is left for the exam to be conducted for phase 3, candidates are required to practice the numerical, revise the topics and formulas every day. Complete tips and tricks have been given in the pointers below. Candidates are advised to check them before appearing for the NATA 2022 entrance exam.

Completion of the syllabus

If the candidates are still left to complete the syllabus of NATA 2022, they should complete it before and as soon as possible. Candidates are also highly advised to check the exam pattern of NATA 2022 so that they are known about the duration of the exam, marking scheme, question paper pattern, mode of the exam, etc. When candidates understand the exam pattern and syllabus of NATA 2022, they are much more informed about the exam and thus the preparation becomes easy for them.

The exam pattern of NATA 2022 shows that the entrance exam is conducted for a duration of 3 hours. The exam consists of 125 questions for 200 marks. The medium of the NATA 2022 exam is in English and candidates need to note that there are no other languages entertained. For every correct answer, candidates will be allotted 1, 2, or 3 marks as per the question. No provision of negative marking is present in the exam for wrong answers.

Revise the Topics 

Candidates need to revise the topics of the syllabus. The more the topics are revised, the more candidates are able to remember them efficiently. Revision is the key to an effective preparation. Candidates should always formulas, shortcut tricks, and clarity in concepts & theories. This will also help the candidate to build up confidence. This period of time should be used effectively to strengthen the weaker topics of the syllabus.

Preparation of Handy Notes

While revising candidates need to prepare handy notes. Preparing handy notes will help the candidates to make the last-minute preparation properly. To avoid making the notes boring and too formal, candidates can make them in the form of bar graphs, highlighters using bright colors, pie charts, diagrams, etc. Candidates need to keep in mind that these notes should be prepared and extracted from authentic sources.

Also read: What is a Good Score in NATA 2022?

Important topics for NATA 2022

There are other important topics that have o prepared well along with the main topics of the syllabus. Candidates are advised to check this topic so that they are able to understand the main topics well.

NATA 2022 Important Topics


Language and interpretation

Elements and principles of design

Physics and Geometry

Colour theory

Aesthetic sensitivity

Visual perception and cognition

Lateral thinking and logical reasoning

Basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of material

Building anatomy and architectural vocabulary

Graphics and imagery

General knowledge and current affairs

Practicing Previous Year's Papers

Candidates when preparing for NATA 2022, need to practice the previous year's question papers of NATA 2022. Practicing them will give the candidates an idea about the exam paper pattern, mark density, and topics that have been already asked previously. Candidates will be able to track their preparation level and the topics that are their strengths and weaknesses of the candidates. The confidence, efficiency, and time management skills of the candidates will be boosted. 

Since the exam is of a 3-hour duration, a lot of tricky questions are being asked in the exam, therefore candidates need to be very efficient in the time management criteria. A lot of time should not be wasted on a single question, since the duration is limited.

Also check: How to Get Admission in B.Arch without NATA or JEE Main Score/ Rank 2022?

Important Points for NATA 2022

The important points on the basis of the NATA 2022 syllabus are explained below in the pointers.

What is the preparation strategy for Aptitude?

  • Candidates should always try to revise all the crucial concepts and keep the general knowledge revised daily 
  • Practice a lot NATA Aptitude Questions as possible from the previous year's papers, sample papers, and mock tests as this will help the candidates to know the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Focusing more on topics like Buildings in India and the World, speed distance and time, Important Architects of India and the World, Logical and Reasoning Ability questions, General Maths questions like area, volume Mirror Images, Building Materials and Terminology, etc is required

What are the preparation strategy for Mathematics?

  • The questions asked in the maths section are mainly on the basis of the class 12 syllabus
  • Revising all the important formulas from NCERT textbooks regularly is mandatory
  • Solving the NATA Mock Tests 2022 to analyze the preparation levels and always try to overcome the errors
  • Candidates are advised to practice questions on the basis of profit and loss, area and proportion, probability, speed and distance, interest, etc

Also read: NATA 2022 Preparation Tips & Tricks

What is the preparation strategy for Drawing?

Since this portion of the syllabus is comparatively easy than the other topics, candidates who are good at drawing will be able to fetch healthy marks in this section.

  • To make the perspective of the candidate’s drawing more attractive, candidates need to practice various kinds of windows, doors, buildings, etc 
  • Practicing as many viewpoint questions as possible to get a thought about the scale and proportion of the images
  • Try adding shadows to the questions as this will help the candidates fetch more marks 
  • Candidates are also advised to solve at least 2 to 3 perspective questions from the previous year's papers drawing section on a daily basis

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